Queer SciFi (QSF) has a new book out, the latest in its series of flash fiction anthologies, and my story “Allora’s Kiss” is included! Re.new.al (noun) 1) Resuming an activity after an interruption, or 2) Extending a contract, subscription or license, or 3) Replacing or repairing something that is worn out, run-down, or broken, or […]
Author: Carrie Pack
Find me at DragonCon
September is going to be an especially busy month for me, starting with this weekend. I’ll be at DragonCon in Atlanta again this year along with some of my favorite queer SFF authors: C.B. Lee, F.T. Lukens, Michelle Osgood and Taylor Brooke. We’ll have our books for sale in booth 1223, first floor of America’s […]
What’s your ’90s Zine called?
Grrrls on the Side is full of excerpts from the characters’ zines. These blog-style print booklets have great names like “Chubby Bunny” and “Material Grrrl.” Want to know what your ’90s zine would be called? In the graphic above, just find the word associated with your zodiac sign (#1), then the last digit of your […]
In the Present Tense wins bronze!
In the Present Tense is a 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Bronze Award winner for Science Fiction. The novel a finalist in two categories: Science Fiction and LGBT. Description: Miles Lawson goes to sleep dreaming of a future with his boyfriend Adam, but wakes to find he is married to Ana, an acquaintance […]
In the Present Tense is Foreword INDIES finalist
In the Present Tense is a 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award finalist for LGBT fiction and Science Fiction. Description: Miles Lawson goes to sleep dreaming of a future with his boyfriend Adam, but wakes to find he is married to Ana, an acquaintance from high school. When he learns he has been […]
Playlist for your next riot
Girl-fronted punk bands gave birth to the Riot Grrrl movement. As a result, music played an important role in its culture and the writing of Grrrls on the Side. This playlist is inspired by both the characters from Grrrls and the time period in which it is set—some songs are more modern and others are […]
The many ‘flavors’ of bisexuality
I’m going to be blunt here. I only came out as bi about a year ago. Just one year. 365 days, give or take. For the three and a half decades prior, I identified as straight. And not just publicly. I really and truly believed it. For more than 35 years, I thought that, despite […]
Revolution (21st century) girl style
“The early ‘90s were a difficult time to be a woman, especially a young one, and too little has changed in the intervening decades.” — Sara Marcus, Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution This quote is the epigraph to my latest novel, Grrrls on the Side, and I chose […]
I’m going on (virtual) tour!
Join me June 8-21 as I hop around the interwebz to visit these great blogs to talk about Grrrls on the Side. You’ll get exclusive content, giveaways and more! And don’t forget to follow #GRRRLSTour on Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter for even more angry ’90s feminist shenanigans! 8 June A Little Bit Tart, A Little […]